Media Release 210
The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The homicide occurred on Sunday September 20, 2020. The victim will be identified after next of kin notification. At approximately 2:05 a.m., the Birmingham Police Department’s 911 Communication
Division received a Shot Spotter call of one round fired in the 300 block of 72ND StreetNorth. Officers from East Precinct responded to the scene and discovered the victim unresponsive lying on the curb near the roadway. The victim suffered from an apparent gunshot wound. Birmingham Fire and rescue reported to the scene where the victim was pronounced deceased. Detectives have limited information in this homicide investigation. There are no suspect(s) in custody. Detectives have not established a motive. Updates will be
provided as information comes available.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to this incident, please contact Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama @ 205-254-7777 or the Birmingham Police Department’s Homicide Division @ 205-254-1764. Updates will be provided as additional information come available. This is Birmingham’s 72nd homicide of 2020 with 14 justifiable death investigations and 1 non-criminal homicide (accidental shooting).
The Birmingham Police Department
adheres to FBI Uniform Crime Reporting guidelines set for all law.
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Media Release 210-Homicde Investigation